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Essential Skills: Dealing with difficult people and protecting your firm from cyber threats

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Essential Skills: Dealing with difficult people and protecting your firm from cyber threats

Date & TimeTBC
Format Seminar
Price

Member

$360.00

Non-Member

$480.00

CPD Units 3
  • Ethics & Professional Responsibility
  • Professional Skills
  • Practice Management & Business Skills
Venue LIV Conference Room, Level 2, 470 Bourke St, Melbourne View Map

In this session, our presenters will share practical strategies to help you deal with difficult people in legal practice. You will also receive advice on protecting your firm from cyber threats and learn about the common ethical dilemmas facing practitioners and how to deal with them.

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Program Overview

  • Essential Skills: Dealing with difficult people and protecting your firm from cyber threats - Thursday 22 Mar
    • 1:00 PM Dealing with Difficult People

      Being technically adept is only part of the picture when it comes to being a good lawyer. Difficult people arise in a range of situations and it is essential for practitioners to have the communication skills to maintain positive relationships and exert influence – even in the most testing of times.

      In this session, you will learn the key strategies you can use to deal with difficult people as well as practical solutions to ensure you obtain the best outcome for you and your client.


      Speaker: Angela Burr, Senior Associate, Accredited Family Law Specialist, Westminster Lawyers

    • 2:15 PM Protecting Your Firm in 2018: Cyber threats and data breaches

      With technology advancing at a rapid pace, protecting your firm from cyber risk is more important now than ever before. In this session, Ian Bloomfield of Ignite Systems will discuss the new cyber threats facing law firms, with a look at real-life law firm case studies. He will also offer practical strategies for how you can protect your firm in 2018.

      Topics to be covered include:

      • The cyber threat facing firms today: Description, scale and impact
      • Real life case studies: Details of law firm cybercrime incidents
      • What to expect in 2018: Cybercrime trends
      • Preventative measures to take and how to avoid becoming a victim
      • New data breach legislation: Your cyber security obligations

      Speaker: Ian Bloomfield, Managing Director, Ignite Systems

    • 3:15 PM Ethics and Best Practice
      Ethical dilemmas often arise in legal practice and knowing how to deal with tricky situations is essential for all lawyers. This interactive session gives you the chance to hear some of the most frequently asked ethical queries and issues discussed in the LIV Ethics Advice Line calls. Practitioners can expect an in-depth session focused on the ethical responsibilities of engaging in communications with the court, colleagues and clients.

Further Details

  • Full Description

    In this session, our presenters will share practical strategies to help you deal with difficult people in legal practice. You will also receive advice on protecting your firm from cyber threats and learn about the common ethical dilemmas facing practitioners and how to deal with them.

    Missing a compliance area? These quick half day programs offer CPD units in ethics and professional responsibility, professional skills, and practice management and business skills to ensure you have your compliance needs covered.

    Not only will you take care of your CPD needs, but you'll also gain useful skills across a range of areas that will support your practice and increase efficiencies in your work.

     

  • Presenters

    Angela Burr, Senior Associate Accredited Family Law Specialist, Westminster Lawyers

    Ian Bloomfield, Managing Director, Ignite Systems

  • Learning Outcomes

    In this session, you will:

    • obtain strategies to deal with difficult people in different legal scenarios
    • learn the increased cyber risks facing law firms and how to prevent them
    • discover the common ethical dilemmas facing practitioners and strategies for how to deal with them